vzdump is an utility to make consistent snapshots of running OpenVZ VEs. It basically creates a tar archive of the VE private area, which also includes the VE configuration files.

There are several ways to provide consistency:

Taken from proxmox.com.

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[PKG]vzdump-1.2-4.noarch.rpm2009-10-22 10:25 29K
[ARC]vzdump-1.2.tar.gz2009-10-22 10:25 20K
[DEB]vzdump_1.2-4_all.deb2009-10-22 10:25 26K

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